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US boosters surge to all-time high on...

US boosters surge to all-time high on...

North America

Wed, Dec 8 2021

Around 47 million people in the United States have now received a booster shot

PM Hasina for united efforts to address...

PM for united efforts to address Covid...

Bangladesh

Tue, Dec 7 2021

The prime minister places five-point proposals to ensure healthy and nutritious diets for the growing...

New data shows GSK-Vir drug works against...

'GSK-Vir drug works against all Omicron...

Coronavirus

Tue, Dec 7 2021

The companies claim the drug is effective against all 37 identified mutations to date in the spike...

Regional conference shines light on...

Conference shines light on nutrition...

Coronavirus

Mon, Dec 6 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has severely impacted marginalised vulnerable communities in low- and middle-income...

Covid death toll tops 28,000 in Bangladesh...

Covid death toll tops 28,000

Bangladesh

Sun, Dec 5 2021

Daily test positivity rate stands at 1.03%

Global Covid cases near 265

Global Covid cases near 265m

Coronavirus

Sun, Dec 5 2021

Countries are detecting more new cases of Covid-19, amid the growing concern over the new ‘Omicron’...

Delta still dominates say experts urging...

Experts: Delta still dominates

Coronavirus

Sat, Dec 4 2021

Delta has proved able to evade vaccine defences against transmission better than the Alpha, Beta and...

WHO says no Omicron deaths yet, as variant...

No Omicron deaths yet as variant spreads...

Coronavirus

Sat, Dec 4 2021

The new coronavirus variant has been detected in 38 countries

Australia Omicron variant spreads, testing...

Omicron spread tests Australia's reopening...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Dec 4 2021

Australia reported its first community transmission of Omicron on Friday in Sydney

Omicron variant may have picked up a...

Omicron may have genetic material from...

Coronavirus

Sat, Dec 4 2021

'We probably missed many generations of recombinations' that occurred over time and that led...

Covid-19: Bangladesh records 3 more...

Covid: 3 more die, 243 new cases

Bangladesh

Fri, Dec 3 2021

Mortality rate declines to 1.77%

WHO says vaccination, not travel curbs,...

WHO: Vaccination, not travel curbs,...

Coronavirus

Fri, Dec 3 2021

Border controls can buy time but every country must prepare for new surges in cases, it says

Omicron: What we know and what we...

Omicron: What we know and what we...

Coronavirus

Fri, Dec 3 2021

Researchers are waiting for real world data and how contagious Omicron is while scientists are trying...

Australia reports first locally transmitted...

Australia reports first Omicron community...

Coronavirus

Fri, Dec 3 2021

The case, detected in Sydney, comes despite an entry-ban on non-citizens and restrictions on flights...

A year of Covid jabs but treatments...

A year of Covid jabs but treatments...

Coronavirus

Fri, Dec 3 2021

Treatments for people infected with the virus are still very few and pricey

US steps up fight against Omicron as...

US steps up fight against Omicron

Coronavirus

Fri, Dec 3 2021

So far, the country has reported eight Omicron cases

Global Covid cases surpass 264...

Global Covid cases cross 264m

World

Fri, Dec 3 2021

Omicron raised alarm because of its sheer number of mutations; more than prior variants had

South Africa's health body sees threefold...

'Threefold higher risk of reinfection...

Africa

Fri, Dec 3 2021

Findings provide 'epidemiological evidence for Omicron's ability to evade immunity from prior...

Bangladesh receives 4.5 million AstraZeneca...

Serum sends 4.5m AZ doses

Bangladesh

Thu, Dec 2 2021

Serum Institute of India has so far supplied 12.5 million doses to Bangladesh under a tripartite commercial...

Bangladesh crosses the milestone of...

Bangladesh achieves 100m Covid vaccination...

Bangladesh

Thu, Dec 2 2021

Authorities plan to hold more campaigns to bring people in remote areas under vaccination coverage

UK approves GSK Covid drug, appears...

UK clears GSK drug, appears effective...

Coronavirus

Thu, Dec 2 2021

A single dose was found to reduce risk of hospitalization and death by 79% in high-risk adults